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valadaar
October 17, 2006
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Hanaset Grub Bag    Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)

"When travelling between the Hanaset towns of Setahal and Timuhal I noted a strong odor of rotting plants emanating from our trusty Hanaset guide Sehetuma.  Now, the Hanaset are a festidious people and I was somewhat suprised by this.  However, I kept my own consul, seeking not to offend.

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Wulfhere
October 2, 2006
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Ideas: 19
Votes: 10 / 4.350000
101 Uses for an Iron Spike    Items  (Tools)   (Non-Magical)

You never know when you’ll need an IRON SPIKE!

Scrasamax
September 30, 2006
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Votes: 7 / 4.285714
Agnoscite    Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)

Thie pearly material is also known by the sinister name of Demon’s Tooth.

Wulfhere
September 21, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.111111
Dwarven Steelbows    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Non-Magical)

Legends say that the first of these bows of gleaming steel were crafted by the smiths of the dwarves, who gave them to the first of the land’s great kings.

Wulfhere
September 14, 2006
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
The Drums of the Spirits    Items  (Art and Music)   (Non-Magical)

As the drums echo through the badlands, the warriors of the Orcish tribes feel the power of the tribal spirits call to them…

Scrasamax
September 12, 2006
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.375000
Xanthanite    Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)

While bronze is cheaper, and steel is stronger, few materials are as desireable for weapons than proper Xanthanite.

MoonHunter
September 9, 2006
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Votes: 2 / 3.250000
Middle Swords    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Non-Magical)

"So it is old," I said.

"Older than you know," The White Beard murmered.

"I have never seen a blade of this type," I said swinging it experimentally.

"It is a Middle Blade. They are made not in these times, but in Albinion Era after the fall of the Empire, made, they were," The Wise One said.

"It is truly old then, almost as old as you…"

The White Beard just sighed.

Scrasamax
September 7, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.625000
30 Manuscripts    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

A collection of 30 scrolls, manuscripts, and codices sampled from the library of Atal, the Wise Councilor.

Murometz
September 2, 2006
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Votes: 16 / 4.531250
30 Tomes    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Hot off the Press! These are not your eldritch manuals or ancient folios of doom. These are random books, a GM can use whenever a PC reaches for a shelf, which usually happens when said GM is least expecting it. These can be found in most libraries, many private homes, and anywhere else one could expect to find a book. More than a few have some built-in plot hooklings as well, while others, like many books of our age, are plain drivel.

Cheka Man
August 16, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 3.687500
Time-Wine    Items  (Potion)   (Non-Magical)

If you sit down for a drink of Timewine, be careful to remember just how many drinks you have consumed, or it might turn around and club you on the head when you least expect it.

Pariah
July 28, 2006
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Ideas: 9
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Space Combat - Armor    Items  (Armor)   (Non-Magical)

Disclaimer: Damage sustained to your power suit while crushing your enemies throats is not covered under warranty, and IDC will in no way be held responsible.

MoonHunter
July 21, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Mechnician's Tool    Items  (Tools)   (Non-Magical)

I saw him pull that odd piece out once more, using it to fiddled with the lock. He open the big fold, and flipped out one long thin piece. He pulled a single piece out from a slide and fiddled in the lock.  He stopped, smirked, and flipping out a small thin scraping tool he began to probe the area around the lock. “Trapped,” he said.

Murometz
June 3, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.666667
The Lingonberry Report    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

TOP SECRET! A Pickled Herring

Scrasamax
June 3, 2006
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Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Tincture of Ergot    Items  (Potion)   (Non-Magical)

it seems that the tests have failed to produce a reliable tincture against grain poisoning, but the side product proves most interesting…

Scrasamax
May 26, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.454545
Dracorex Steel    Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)

Its formula is tightly held, many have sought out the secrets of magic-dispelling steel…

B9anders
May 24, 2006
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 3.571429
Birros - Dragon Silver    Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)

One of the most soughtafter substances in the World of Ã?ran.

Scrasamax
May 18, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.708333
The Vocran Palimpsest    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

A palimpsest is a manuscript, usually of papyrus or parchment, on which more than one text has been written with the earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible.

Scrasamax
May 6, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 18 / 4.055556
Buck-Ogre Rum    Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)

Why rum all gone?

Scrasamax
April 26, 2006
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Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Ozian Weaponry    Items  (Equipment Listing)   (Non-Magical)

The Axe has long been the symbol of Ozea, and the weapon of choice from the common footsoldier to the one time King.

Scrasamax
April 25, 2006
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Votes: 5 / 4.500000
The Characon    Items  (Transports)   (Non-Magical)

Resembling more a beetle than a seacraft…

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       By: Monument

THE COVEN
When the characters approach a clearing in the forest, they will see 4 ogres who are guarding, and preventing from escape, 4 human males, and 3 human females. The ogres will see the party and leap to attack. The females will scream "OUR SAVIORS!!" and run screaming straight across the currently forming battlefield, in between ogres and party members, to hide behind the rearmost party members. They will be safe there. The males will try to skirt the battle to the north side to join the women.

To the south, giants will be hiding in the thick underbrush until the party has engaged the ogres and then attack the most opportune target EXCEPT the ones that the females are next to.

It should be noted that the female commoners are not female commoners at all, nor are the male commoners actually male commoners. The female commoners are the hags, who have polymorphed themselves as the commoners in their stewpot to escape detection. The males skirting the battle are actually MORE ogres, the hags were in the process of polymorphing ALL the ogres into regular humans for ambush purposes. The REAL commoners are already dead, having found their way into the coven's cauldron for dinner.

The hags (the women) will position themselves near to any spellcasters in the rear first, and then near anyone else in the back of the fight. The ogres (the men) will wait until the hags shift form, and then attack first the rear folks, then shift into the melee.

It is possible that the characters, as they approach the ogres, will notice the giants in the bush, and be able to warn the others of the ambush.

GAME NOTES: If you sell the screaming women correctly, they will not even be suspected until it is too late. Therein lay the problem. This encounter is ESPECIALLY deadly to the rear eschelon of the party. It is entirely possible that the hags will finish off half the party before they even realize they have been duped. Caution is required if the game master wishes to avoid a TPK(total party kill).

Encounter  ( Forest/ Jungle ) | July 14, 2005 | View | UpVote 2xp


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